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Meet John
Job seeker overcomes multiple obstacles to begin new life after release from prison.
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Meet Cally
Job seeker works to overcome past addictions to earn CNA and become Adult Education Student of the Year.
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Meet Kyle
Underemployed youth completes CDL-A to begin new career pathway with self-sufficient wage.
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Meet Mark
Trade Adjustment Assistance enabled older Job Seeker to earn FAA certification and secure employment in the aerospace industry
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Meet David
Dislocated Worker receives TAA assistance, finding new employment and receiving supplemental income in his new position.
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Meet Javier
Dislocated Worker receives training assistance and secures more stable future as an occupational therapist
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Meet Joshua
More time at home is a reality for this dislocated worker who, thanks to the workforce center, was able to find a local position and receive on-the-job training.
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Meet Jarod
Job Seeker completes training, obtains employment and earns self-sufficient wage.
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Meet Jeannie
Unemployed mother of two is approved for training and receives childcare assistance to make it happen.
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Meet Horacio
TAA program provides training, out-of-area job search service and relocation assistance to help Job Seeker secure and accept full-time employment.
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Meet Nicolas
Employment dry spell ends when Job Seeker visits Workforce Center and receives in-demand training.
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Meet Glenn
Experienced Job Seeker creates job security with valuable work skills in the air conditioning industry.
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Meet Lisa
Dislocated worker takes opportunity to advance training and secures full-time employment in field of interest thanks to multiple workforce programs.
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Meet Paula
Older Job Seeker receives WATC assistance to earn associate degree and secures internship while still in school.
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Meet Bob
Older Job Seeker receives additional training through the TAA program and secures better paying position in the aviation industry.
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Meet Seth
Dislocated worker utilizes training assistance through Trade Adjustment Assistance program to enhance market skills and find employment at higher wage than before.
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Meet Wanda
RTAA wage subsidy and resume guidance offer job seeker path to new employment and self sustaining income.
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Meet Alan
Trade Adjustment Assistance program funds training for dislocated worker to obtain Commercial Drivers License and find new job as a truck driver.
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Meet Sabina
Trade Adjustment Assistance program and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance bridges earnings gap for older dislocated worker in new job.
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Meet Amber
TAA program allows dislocated worker to complete education and become Registered Nurse.
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Meet Karen
TAA training dollars support change of career into highly desirable medical field for dislocated worker.
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Meet RIchard
TAA financial assistance covers relocation costs when laid off worker finds new employment in another state.
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Meet Nina
Dislocated worker uses TAA program to complete training for new career in fast growing industry.
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Meet Amber
Dislocated worker uses Trade Adjustment Assistance program to start new career in fast growing industry.
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Meet Richard
Seasoned Worker is laid off but receives TAA support to learn new skills and find higher paying job.
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Meet Brenda
Older worker receives resume assistance and receives a wage subsidy from TAA after becoming reemployed.
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Meet Timothy
Laid off aircraft worker receives resume and job search assistance that help him land a new job making more salary than before.
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Meet Stanley
Laid-off worker receives TAA assistance to obtain training as a heavy equipment operator and driver.
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Meet Thanh
TAA helps an older worker find a new job in his field and access a wage subsidy to cover the gap in pay.
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Meet Ronald
TAA funds help Ronald relocate to another state so he can continue working in his field.
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Meet Craig
Re-training under the trade adjustment assistance (TAA) program helps Craig earn his commercial drivers license.
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Meet Robert
Older worker receives assistance with training to earn industry certifications that help him land a new job.
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Meet Michael
TAA provides Michael with the opportunity & support needed to obtain new skills and start a new career.
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Meet Steve
Older worker finds a new position and RTAA helps bridge the gap from his old salary to his new one.
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Meet Daniel
TAA funds help Daniel attend training to obtain an in-demand credential and land a new job.
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Meet Margaretta
Margaretta obtains training as a medical coder to help her gain an in-demand skill.
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Meet Tim
Trade Adjustment Act funding helps Tim earn an in-demand engineering certification and land a new job making more money.
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Meet William
William receives support from TAA to find a new job after being laid off from the aerospace industry.
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Meet Bruce
TAA program helps Bruce pay for costs to interview out of state and relocate when he must move in order to become reemployed.
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Meet Linda
Former aviation worker earns new employment qualification in Advanced Aerostructures and finds employment after a layoff.
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Meet Roberta
Former aircraft worker finds new employment in manufacturing with assistance from the Workforce Center and the TAA program.
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Meet Ali
WIA program helps Ali gain the training he needs to land a job as an Over-the-Road commercial driver.
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Meet Silver
Silver overcomes barriers to employment, and with the help of his case manager, completes an OJT contract and returns to work.
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Meet Carla
Former administrative assistant goes through on the job training and becomes licensed as an insurance agent.
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Meet Elainne
Older worker returns to the workforce after receiving assistance with her resume and using online job search tools.
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Meet James
After a layoff, James returns to school to obtain his license as a registered nurse and begins working in his new career.
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Meet Hilda
After a layoff, Hilda returns to school to earn a degree in social work with the help of TAA funds.
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Meet Kimberly
TAA funds help Kimberly transition from a manufacturing position to a new career as a commercial truck driver.
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Meet Tristen
KHPOP program helps Tristen finish training and become a registered nurse.
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Meet Todd
Todd receives the help he needs to return to school and train as an Emergency Medical Technician, and is now working in his new career.
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Meet David
TAA funding helps David transition from a job in IT to a new career in nursing.
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Meet Macrina
Continuing her education as she moves up the healthcare ladder will allow Macrina employment in the in-demand healthcare field.
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Meet Lalita
As a single parent needing to support her family, Lalita wanted to move up into a better healthcare position but lacked the financial support needed for training.
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Meet Alejandro
After a layoff, starting new career in law enforcement gives Alejandro a strong career path and a hopeful future.
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Meet Lisa
WIA funds help a determined mother complete training to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN).
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Meet Carolyn
After a layoff, training as a medical assistant helps Carolyn reenter the workforce quickly.
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Meet Terri
Former manufacturing worker returns to school to obtain CNA and starts a new career in the medical field.
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Meet Neesha
Single mother receives assistance with job training to enter the medical field as a Medical Assistant.
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Meet Mark
With limited experience as a CNC programmer, Mark lands a job after WorkforceONE uses OJT Training Funds to help the employer train him.
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Meet Jonna
Single mother with limited job experience enrolls in training to be a medical assistant with help from a KHPOP grant.
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Meet Steve
Older worker learns new skills through OJT and finds full time employment.
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Meet Robert
After multiple layoffs, determined jobseeker finishes general education requirements and enrolls in nursing school.
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Meet Gloria
A laid-off convenience store clerk is encouraged to return to school for a degree in business management, and graduates with honors.
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Meet Mark
Certification as an auto mechanic helps Mark become a business owner and create jobs for himself and others.
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Meet Rita
Updating her skills and completing an On the Job (OTJ) training program has enabled Rita to obtain a new full time position.
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Meet Irene
Changing careers into the high demand medical field, has helped this single mother become employed again.
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Meet Heidi
Wanting to become self sufficient, Heidi enrolls in KHPOP and receives the needed assistance to become an RN.
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Meet Emily
A young single mother makes education a priority and is now on her way to fulfilling her dream of becoming a nurse.
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Meet Susan
Getting job seeking counseling helped this unemployed worker obtain a new position.
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Meet Angela
Angela received the assistance she needed to change careers and pursue her RN degree.
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Meet Kim
With her own determination and support of the Workforce ONE staff, Kim is working hard at becoming a LPN.
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Meet Terri
Terri receives tuition assistance that she needs to pursue her goal of becoming a nurse
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Meet Lori
New medical certification helped Lori obtain the job she always wanted.
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Tom
Thinking outside the box, enabled Tom to obtain a new and rewarding career in mental health counseling.
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Meet Matt
A career change becomes possible for this formerly unemployed worker with new training.
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Meet Tim
Changing careers to the healthcare field became a reality with training and earned certifications.
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Meet Kathryn
The pursuit of a engineering bachelor's degree assisted this former unemployed worker with new skills and a new career.
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Meet Janis
An over 55 worker was able to obtain work experience and training while helping out herself and community.
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Meet BK
Relocated worker gains the skills needed to land a job and independent housing.
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Meet Kristian
It was an On the Job Training program that got Kristian an increase in salary, benefits and opportunities for a career.
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Meet Andy
After the Greensburg tornado, WIA assistance in obtaining a Commercial Drivers License helps Andy get back on his feet.
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Meet Dan
Assistance from Kanasas WorkforceONE in Greensburg helps Dan obtain his drivers license and prepare for a new job.
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Draka Cableteq USA
WorkforceONE assists company with remote hiring for new location in Hutchinson using video conferencing technology.
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Meet Cecilia
After a layoff, Cecilia receives funding for training in the healthcare field.
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Meet Justin
A veteran receives assistance with training into a new career in the Natural Gas Distribution.
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Meet Lacy
Youth with no work experience is placed in a workforce office for the summer, gaining confidence and new job skills.
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Meet Jeromy
Through WIA funding, Jeremy adds technical training as a Physical Therapist to his qualifications and now has his choice of jobs.
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Meet Crystal
Crystal found the confidence and support she needed to pursue her CNA training.
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Meet Maria
Once at risk, now Maria is on her way to a career in criminal justice.
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Meet Kristine
Receiving her RN degree now allows Kristine to earn a higher wage and support her family.
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Meet Kris
After a layoff, Kris receives training as an Occupational Therapy Assistant and is now working and earning over $50K per year.
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Meet Mu
Mu is one step closer to fulfilling her goal of becoming a nurse now that she has her Certified Nursing Assistant License.
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Meet Nathan
Knowing he needed to finish college to pursue the career of his dreams, Nathan enrolled in a Kansas Workforce ONE program to help him achieve his goal.
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Meet Dustin
Continuing his education became priority one for this youth after being released from a correctional facility.
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Meet Tim
WIA training funds and a state program to help match healthcare workers with available jobs helps Tim train as an X-Ray Technologist.
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Meet Mark
Single dad is on his way to a career in the high demand field on healthcare.
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Meet Amber
After a layoff, an LPN goes back to school to become a registered nurse and greatly improves her financial outlook.
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Facing Challenges Together
After a tough layoff, brothers Don and Mack must return to school to gain basic skills before moving on to technical training and eventual reemployment.
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Meet Kyle
With WIA support, a young man trains as a diesel mechanic and lands a well-paying job.
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From Rail Lines to Pipelines
After being laid-off and relocating to Kansas, Keith Franks receives training and finds rewarding employment in the energy industry.
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Meet Heather
Heather achieved her goal of working in the nursing field by obtaining training and certification.
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Meet Lewis
Laid-off worker receives training funds to finish his Airframe and Power Plant certifications and find a new job.
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Meet Dan
Dan receives help finding a new job after a long term layoff.
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Meet Steven
TAA funds help Steven obtain professional training as an accountant and reenter the workforce.
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Meet Anthony
Aircraft industry worker finds employment after a long layoff, thanks to assistance with resume writing and online job search.
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Meet Janice
Former aircraft worker receives training in medical assisting and enters a new career.
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Meet Grant
Support from KansasWorks to post his resume and qualifications on the KansasWorks website help Grant land a new job in his field.
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Meet Kevin
Trade Adjustment Assistance funding helps Kevin obtain an associates degree and get back to work.
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Meet Jeramy
Jeramy receives TAA funding to earn a degree in a new career area, and while in training finds a new job in his field.
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Meet Huong
Huong found work after her lay-off but needed some transitional assistance financially.
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Meet Kent
Trade Adjustment Assistance funds help Kent obtain training as a truck driver, earn his license, and find a new job.
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Meet Bradford
Laid-off aircraft worker returns to college for a degree in mechanical engineering and begins a new career.
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Meet Andrew
Job seeker receives assistance to obtain training and certification as an LPN with help from the KHPOP program.
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Meet Michelle
Ex-offender and single mother completes high school equivalency and receives assistance to train for a job in health care.
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Meet Vince
Skills training in composite technology helps Vince find a new job making more money than before.
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Meet Kimberly
Training assistance and supportive services through the KHPOP program help Kimberly start her career as a registered nurse.
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Meet Christopher
PACES program helps Christopher earn his Associates degree and prepare for state licensing as a Registered Nurse.
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Meet Susan
PACES and KHPOP programs help Susan gain training to go from working as a nursing assistant to becoming a registered nurse.
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Meet Ashton
Assistance from the KHPOP program helps Ashton meet her career goal of becoming an RN and begin working in her chosen field.
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Meet Saul
Older worker retools his skills and lands a new job as a machinist.
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Meet Jim
Jim's long term unemployment ends after he receives job training as a sheet metal worker.
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Meet Erica
KHPOP health care training program helps Erica become a Surgical Technologist and find a new healthcare job that pays a living wage.
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Meet Larry
Unemployed veteran with recent graduate work in Accounting receives resume and job search assistance that helps him find new employment.
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Meet Mary
Long-term unemployed worker receives funding for training as a CNA, then goes on to complete training as an LPN and begin working in healthcare.
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Meet Brandyn
KHPOP healthcare training program helps Brandyn complete his BSN and RN and begin working as a registered nurse.
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Meet Shawn
Parolee is approved for training as a commercial driver and obtains a job with a local company once his license is received.
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Meet Scott
Veteran with IT experience gets help with interview techniques and resume revisions that help him land a new job.
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Meet Christopher
Supportive services and a PACES training grant help Christopher complete his RN degree and begin working in the medical field.
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Meet Grace
After a layoff, older worker retrains in medical technology and lands a new job.
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Meet Amy
KansasWorks' online job engine helps Amy gain visibility with employers and land a new job in her field.
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Meet Stuart
Training funds allowed Stuart the opportunity to participate in a drivers training program to receive his CDL.
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Meet Jay
Unemployment made it difficult for Jay to pursue the training he needed for a new job.
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Meet Thomas
Advanced training lands this former unemployed worker a better paying position.
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Marshall's/TJX
A nationwide retailer receives assistance from Wichita Workforce Center to recruit qualified applicants for its new store.
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Meet Nicha
This job seeker receives training to help with her job search.
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Meet Christal
This young mother took the steps necessary to receive advanced training and is now employed in the health care field.
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Meet LaSherie
Soon to be unemployed, this single mother took action and received training in the high demand health career field.
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Meet Felicia
This single mother of five children received tuition assistance to help her fulfill her goal of becoming an RN.
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Meet Jeff
After being laid off, Jeff receives healthcare training and tuition assistance to become a RN
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Meet Donna
Even in a small town where job prospects were scarce, this unemployed worker enrolls in SCSEP and finds gainful employment.
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Meet Rolando
Interview skills training gave the confidence needed to this young job seeker to ace the interview and land the job.
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Meet Sandy
The SCSEP helped this 55+ job seeker overcome many obstacles to land a job and housing.
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Meet Valerie
Changing her career and getting the necessary training provided Valerie with a promising position in the healthcare field.
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Meet Carolina
Older job seeker receives the training and support needed to advance her job skills and become employed.
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Meet Roger
Participating in the SCSEP helped this unemployed Vet with a current work history and a path to a better paying position.
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Meet Anastasia
Unemployed and with "rusty" job search skills, Anastasia updates her skills, lands a classroom position and an increase in salary with benefits.
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Meet Jake
The ability to earn his skilled credentials in Aviation Maintenance Technology helps Jake get back on track.
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Meet Phyliss
Wanting to change her life for herself and children, Phyliss enhances her job skills and moves into self sufficiency.
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Meet Chet
Workplace skills training landed this job seeker a new job and a significant pay increase.
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Meet Joseph
A 55+ job seeker overcomes barriers to employment and discovers he has much to contribute to his community.
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Meet Fred
Training through the SCSEP provided this senior job seeker with a good paying position in an environment which he loves - elementary education.
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Meet Melvia
A paid training opportunity helped this 55+ worker obtain the part time work she was seeking.
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Meet Lynn
Through the SCEP, Lynn was able to update her job skills, land a job and qualify for senior housing.
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Meet Darlene
An opportunity to obtain new office technology work skills allowed this 55+ job seeker to gain employment after a 10 year absence in the workforce.
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Meet Dan
A tuition assistance program helps this young family man earn his bachelor's degree in industrial engineering.
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Meet Nicholas
Training in Aerostructures qualified this previously unemployed worker with the skills needed to land a job.
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Meet Keri
One step closer to her goal of being an RN now that Keri is employed as an LPN.
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Meet Robert
No longer unemployed thanks to a skilled labor training program in Machining Technology.
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Meet Sophia
Struggling to finish her education as a Social Worker, an unemployed adult student receives aid and now gives back to her community.
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Meet Kyle
Kyle's decision to pursue advanced training in AeroStructures paid off.
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Meet Valeri
Under employed and under qualified, this mother of 3 was able to complete training in the high demand field of healthcare and increase her salary.
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Meet Karen
Previously unemployed worker makes a career change by receiving Health Care Training and Certification.
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Meet Karin
Job seeker was able to use local resources to update her computer skills, polish her resume and land an administrative position.
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Meet Teri
PACES program provides the training for a skilled aerospace position.
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Meet Wade
Assistance from the National Employment Grant (NEG) helps this laid off aircraft worker gain new technical skills and a job.
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Meet Brenda
An unemployed, single mother, returns to college to receive her RN and is on her way to a career in the high demand healthcare field.
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Meet Terrie
Enrollment in the Disability Employee Initiative and a software certification program help this unemployed worker upgrade her skills and find full time employment.
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Meet Connie
Interview skills training, provided by the SCSEP, gave this newly employed worker the confidence to land a position with a local school district.
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Megan
A high school drop out gets the training needed for a highly skilled healthcare career.
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Meet Norma
The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) assists newly relocated worker with a job close to home and a community of friends.
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Meet Freida
An unemployed, older worker received the training she needed to start her own successful business.
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Meet Russell
Training program helps job seeker get required tractor-trailer certification and a well paying job closer to home.
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Meet Mandi
WIA funding helps Mandi obtain her Associates Degree in business administration, after which she finds a job in her field.
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Meet Amy
After a layoff, emergency grant funds provide coverage for basic living expenses while Amy finishes her RN degree.
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Meet Louise
After a layoff, Louise must update her design and drafting skills in order to find a new job at a comparable salary.
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Meet Maggie
After a layoff, assistance from Workforce Alliance helps Maggie cover the costs of training as an Occupational Therapist.
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Meet Katrina
With KHPOP support, a single mother receives the education needed to upgrade her job skills from an EMT to an RN.
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Meet Richard
After a layoff, Richard receives training to obtain a commercial drivers license and finds new employment.
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Meet Charles
Assistance with transportation and job training help an ex-offender gain technical skills and find employment
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Meet Steve M.
VETS/VWIP assistance allows Steve to finish his degree in alternative energy and land a new job.
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Meet Steve
After a layoff, WIA funding helps Steve obtain IT certifications that make him more marketable and able to earn a better wage.
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Meet James
After completing training, assistance with interviewing and resume development helps James land a job.
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Meet Brenda
After a layoff, National Emergency Grant funds help Brenda train for a new career in nursing.
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Meet Louise
Additional training in computerized design helps Louise update her skills and land a new job.
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Meet Tammara
Teenage mother finds a path to education and employment with help from South Central Kansas Workforce Center and Summer Youth Programs.
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Meet Erica
A troubled girl struggling with her parents divorce regains focus and discipline through her summer work experience.
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Meet Tim
A National Guard Veteran who served in Iraq re-trains as a Surgical Technician with help from WIA funding.
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Meet Crystal
A single mother receives WIA tuition assistance to train as a Mobile Intensive Care Technician.
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Meet Stephanie
A young, pregnant girl finishes obtains her diploma, proves herself at her Work Experience job, and earns a full time position to support herself.
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Meet Linda
Support, encouragement, and job search assistance from Heartland Works helps Linda survive a difficult period of unemployment.
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Meet Laci
WIA assistance with tuition helps Laci finish her technical training in the Building & Construction Trades.
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Meet Stephanie
With WIA transportation vouchers and help with a part-time job placement during nursing school, Stephanie is on her way to achieving her goal.
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Meet Paul
A former chef retrains in the Wind Energy industry, receiving financial support and resume and interview assistance that helps him land a job.
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Meet Brent
A former loan officer receives support and a modest Individual Training Account voucher to help him complete studies in the electric energy industry.
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Meet Anna
Services from Heartland Works boost Anna's computer skills and help her put her best foot forward when interviewing for a new job.
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Meet Eric
His characteristic determination helps Eric use his new networking skills and polished resume to land a new job.
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Meet Marie
After re-training as a surgical technician, the resume and interview tips Marie receives help her land a new job she loves.
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